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Texier House – Open House – Watchung History Comes Alive!

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September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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!st and #rd Sunday of the month
Free

A museum of Watchung history, facts and artifacts. Investigate the 5 rooms independently or ask our guides for wonderful tales of the past tales from Watchungs (nearly) 100 year history!
The Texier House Museum is open the 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month from 2pm to 4pm
Located in the center of the Watchung circle with plenty of convenient parking. Admission is FREE. Donations are always greatly appreciated!
Exhibit Highlights:
* World War I & II items- Operate a preserved hand cranked siren that was meant to warn the residents of Watchung if any Nazi boats had stormed New Jersey shores.
* A display on Adella (Tibby) Wotherspoon, the youngest survivor of the General Slocum Disaster of 1904 where 1,021 of the 1,331 passengers died in NY City’s East River.
* A copy of the original hand-written diary of Captain William Parlin, who led the first black battalion of soldiers during the Civil War.
* Sports Memorabilia from New York Giants legend Bobby Thomson
* Artifacts and photos from the Legend of Watchung Pageant
* Restored Stained Glass Skylight, artifacts and photos of the Moldenke Castle
and much much more!

Details

Date:
September 4
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/TexierHouseMuseum

Venue

NJ United States + Google Map

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Your Name
Maureen Greenbaum
Your Email Address
sumwarenj@gmail.com
Your Phone Number
7329478600
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